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Arsene Wenger refuses to rule Alexis Sanchez out of West Ham match

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Arsene Wenger refused to rule out the possibility of Alexis Sanchez playing in the opening day fixture against West Ham, but did insist it was very unlikely.

The Chilean international returned to training late following his Copa America exploits and will play a vital role for Arsenal after a breathtaking first campaign in the Premier League.

Wenger, who was speaking to the clubs official website ahead of Sunday's game, thinks the home game against the Hammers is a bit early for Alexis.

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He said: "Alexis is back in training but I don’t think he will be involved on Sunday, it is a bit early maybe. We have to decide that at the end of the week, but I don’t think he will be involved.

"He came back in good fitness shape so that is quite positive, but I am not surprised by that because I can’t imagine him lying around for four weeks and doing nothing. That wouldn’t be him."

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Second season hit

Sanchez produced some stunning performances in his debut season in England, scoring 16 goals in 35 league matches. He was also voted the PFA Fan's Player of the Year.

He played a pivotal role in helping Arsenal finish third in the league last season and will once again be vital to any potential success the Gunners are to have this time around.

Having won the FA Cup and Copa America in 2015, the Chilean international will surely be hoping he can fire Arsenal to the Premier League and add to his growing list of silverware.

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